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English definition of “corner”


noun [C]     /ˈkɔːnər/
POINT A2 the point or area where two lines , walls , or roads meet : the corner of the table There was a television in the corner of the room . The restaurant is on/at the corner of Ross Street and Mill Road . Write your name in the top right-hand corner of the answer sheet .Describing angles, lines and orientationsRoad surfaces and features
PLACE a part of a larger area , often somewhere quiet or far away: He lives in a beautiful corner of northern California.Edges and extremities of objectsSurfaces of objects
FOOTBALL a kick or hit taken from the corner of the field in some games , especially football Football/soccerGeneral terms used in ball sportsHockeyGeneral terms used in ball sportsGeneral terms used in ball sports
from/out of the corner of your eye If you see something out of the corner of your eye , you just see it, but do not look at it directly .Using the eyesEyesight, glasses and lensesThe eye and surrounding areaPerceptive
(Definition of corner noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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